Two photographs from the Small Trades collection of work by Irving Penn

Small Trades is a collection of photographs by Irving Penn photographed in 1950 and 1951. There are over 200 photographs in the set. The photographs were of skilled people in their work clothes and the photographs are in portrait format, nearly all standing front and centre and with a very neutral backdrop, often an old theatre curtain. The photographs were shot in London, Paris and New York.

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